Outdoor Activities

This document presents the many outdoor activities that the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region has to offer for the visitor seeking both to take a break and at the same time discover the region’s nature spots.

Sport in this region always involves the great outdoors, situated as it is between the Alps and the Mediterranean, spanning mountains and coastline and offering both the gentle Provençal countryside and the ruggedness of the peaks. Walking and other outdoor activities are excellent ways to discover the different landscapes, either viewed from the air or from the ground.

Hiking, cycling and horseback riding into the heart of these natural environments never fail to provide some unexpected discoveries. Rock climbing, paragliding or diving under the ice offer unforgettable experiences even for the most thrill-seeking visitors. Or, why not discover sites of exceptional beauty on the back of a motorcycle, or take advantage of the wide range of golf courses.

Everyone, both experienced and amateur in the sport, will find something to suit their taste in the following selection, whatever the time of year they plan to visit.

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